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Diocese of

Oruro

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 53,388 km²

Population: 441,700 Catholics (86.6% of 510,071 total) (2017)

Statistics: 50 parishes, 2 missions, 54 priests (39 diocesan, 15 religious), 2 deacons, 101 lay religious (20 brothers, 81 sisters), 6 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cochabamba

Neighbouring Dioceses: Iquique (↙), San Marcos de Arica (←), Corocoro (↖), Cochabamba (→), Potosí (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

Iquique (↙), San Marcos de Arica (←), Corocoro (↖), Cochabamba (→), Potosí (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.06.30 – ...):Bishop Krzysztof Janusz Białasik, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Krzysztof Janusz Białasik, S.V.D. (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Oruro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Krzysztof Janusz Białasik, S.V.D. (61)Bishop Krzysztof Janusz Białasik, S.V.D. (61)Permalink
(2005.06.30 – ...)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia)

Born:1958.07.07 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.17

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (2005.06.30 – ...)

Bishop Braulio Sáez García, O.C.D. (77)Bishop Braulio Sáez García, O.C.D. (77)Permalink
(1991.11.07 – 2003.09.11)

Titular Bishop of Rhasus
Auxiliary Bishop emeritus of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia)

Born:1942.03.23 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1968.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1987.05.13

Titular Bishop of Tacapæ (1987.02.18 – 1991.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1987.02.18 – 1991.11.07)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1991.11.07 – 2003.09.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (2003.09.11 – 2018.04.12)

Titular Bishop of Rhasus (2003.09.11 – ...)

Bishop Julio Terrazas Sandoval, C.SS.R. (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1982.01.09 – 1991.02.06)

Minister omnium

Born:1936.03.07 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1962.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.06.08
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21
Died:2015.12.09 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Apisa maius (1978.04.15 – 1982.01.09)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1978.04.15 – 1982.01.09)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1982.01.09 – 1991.02.06)

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (1985 – 1991)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (1991.02.06 – 2013.05.25)

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (1997 – 2012.12)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Battista de’ Rossi (2001.02.21 [2001.05.20] – 2015.12.09)

Bishop René Fernández Apaza (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1968.03.02 – 1981.11.21)

Born:1924.01.09 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1948.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:1968.04.21
Died:2013.08.14 († 89)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1968.03.02 – 1981.11.21)

Military Vicar of Bolivia (Bolivia) (1975.07.30 – 1986.05.17)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia) (1981.11.21 – 1983.11.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Sucre (Bolivia) (1983.11.30 – 1988.04.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1988.04.16 – 1999.07.08)

Bishop Jorge Manrique Hurtado (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1956.07.28 – 1967.07.27)

Born:1911.04.19 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1939.09.23
Consecrated Bishop:1952.05.04
Died:1995.07.15 († 84)

Titular Bishop of Hadrumetum (1952.02.23 – 1956.07.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1952.02.23 – 1956.07.28)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1956.07.28 – 1967.07.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1967.07.27 – 1987.02.24)

Bishop Luis Aníbal Rodríguez Pardo (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1953.06.17 – 1956.07.28)

Born:1915.01.12 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1938.05.15
Consecrated Bishop:1952.10.05
Died:2004.03.26 († 89)

Titular Bishop of Thennesus (1952.06.06 – 1953.06.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (1952.06.06 – 1953.06.17)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1953.06.17 – 1956.07.28)

Titular Bishop of Gergis (1956.07.28 – 1958.05.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1956.07.28 – 1958.05.22)

Bishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (1958.05.22 – 1975.07.30)

Military Vicar of Bolivia (Bolivia) (1961.07.26 – 1975.07.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolivia) (1975.07.30 – 1991.02.06)

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (1980 – 1985)

Bishop Bertoldo Bühl, O.F.M.Permalink
(1951.10.26 – 1953.06.17)

Born:1885.10.04 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1909.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1931.03.01
Died:1968.04.19 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Cartennæ (1931.01.03 – 1951.10.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1931.01.08 – 1941)

Apostolic Administrator of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1943 – 1951.10.26)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1951.10.26 – 1953.06.17)

Titular Bishop of Methone (1953.06.17 – 1968.04.19)

Bishop Riccardo Chavez AlcazarPermalink
(1938.01.27 – 1949.09.30)

Born:1893.03.19
Ordained Priest:1922.01.01
Consecrated Bishop:1938.03.06
Died:1949.09.30 († 56)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1938.01.27 – 1949.09.30)

Bishop Abel Isidoro Antezana y Rojas, C.M.F. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1924.11.13 – 1938.01.16)

Born:1886.05.13
Ordained Priest:1909.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1925.03.15
Died:1968.11.28 († 82)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1924.11.13 – 1938.01.16)

Bishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1938.01.16 – 1943.06.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Paz (Bolivia) (1943.06.18 – 1967.04.05)

President of Episcopal Conference of Bolivia (1958 – 1968.11.28)

Titular Archbishop of Sinna (1967.04.05 – 1968.11.28)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.08

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